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Training platforms

: NGO working with African communities to prevent, manage, and overcome situations that adversely affect a community’s wellbeing – whether environmental, social, financial, or otherwise.


RedR: International humanitarian NGO which supports aid organisations and other humanitarian actors across the world by developing skills and providing expertise.


Relief Web: OCHA’s specialized digital service provides disaster
and crisis updates and analysis as well as training opportunities and job offers.


Disaster Ready:
  A platform tool that enables aid workers to access online training in critical areas such as personal security, staff care, wellness and resiliency, and humanitarian principles.


The IFRC Learning Platform:
 It consists of hundreds of short, free, high quality, self-directed, multilingual Red Cross Red Crescent courses covering both programmatic as well as support focused functions and activities as well as professional and personal development.                     

Networks, coordination and information sharing platforms

: Aims to support the humanitarian community in mitigating the impact of natural disasters and complex emergencies through the provision of effective humanitarian responses, based on a strong evidence base.


: System-wide network dedicated to improving humanitarian performance through increased learning and accountability.


Coordination Sud
: French NGOs national coordination platform.



Global Humanitarian Assistance
: Programme that provides data and analysis on humanitarian financing and related aid flows.



Humanitarian Practice Network
: Network that provides an independent forum for policy-makers, practitioners and others working in or on the humanitarian sector to share and disseminate information, analysis and experience, and to learn from it.


Markets in crisis d-group
: Online community of over 800 humanitarian practitioners with a diverse range of skills and experiences in market-based approaches to crises around the world.


Start Network
: Consortium of leading NGOs working together to strengthen the humanitarian aid system.



The Better Than Cash Alliance: Provides expertise in the transition to digital payments to achieve the goals of empowering people and growing emerging economies.


The Emergency Capacity Building (ECB) Project : Aims to improve the speed, quality, and effectiveness of the humanitarian community to save lives, improve welfare, and protect the rights of people in emergency situations.


The Humanitarian Coalition: Network of Canada's leading aid agencies aimed at financing relief efforts in times of international humanitarian crises.


Red Humanitaria: Provides daily updated information from official sources, promoting the exchange of information with actors working in Latin America and the Caribbean in the sector contributing to decision-making in disaster management.  


Humanitarian Leadership Academy: The Humanitarian Leadership Academy works with the humanitarian sector and new partners from the technology industry, private sector and universities to help communities become more resilient in the face of disaster and give them the training and skills to respond to crises in their own countries. 


Sector specific platforms

Emergency Nutrition Network (ENN): Network aimed at improving practice and strengthening the institutional memory of agencies involved in the emergency food and nutrition sectors.


Livelihoods Resource Centre (LRC): IFRC centre providing information and services dedicated to livelihoods programming for individuals and communities in both rural and urban contexts.


Shelter Centre: NGO which supports the sector of humanitarian operations that responds to the transitional settlement and reconstruction needs of populations affected by conflicts and natural disasters, from the emergency phase until durable solutions are reached.

The Refani Research on Food Assistant for nutritional impact: aims to strengthen the evidence base on the nutritional impact and cost-effectiveness of cash- and voucher-based food assistance programmes, as well as identify the mechanisms through which this effectiveness is achieved.

The Cash and Markets Capacity Building Roster (CashCap) is an action funded by the European Commission's Humanitarian Aid and Civil Protection department (ECHO) as part of the Enhanced Response Capacity (ERC) funds and hosted by the Norwegian Refugee Council's Expert Deployment, NORCAP. It deploys senior cash and market programming experts to facilitate and strengthen capacity of the humanitarian sector to undertake and promote cash transfers in different contexts of a crisis or an emergency.